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  • Thomson Reuters list of top 100 hospitals

    Thomson Reuters has released its top 100 U.S. hospitals based on overall performance. The hospitals were ranked on 10 key areas: mortality, medical complications, patient safety, average patient stay, expenses, profitability, patient satisfaction,...
  • Study points to dangers of children's exposure to coal tar sealants

    Study points to dangers of children's exposure to coal tar sealants
    Children living next to driveways or parking lots coated with coal tar are exposed to significantly higher doses of cancer-causing chemicals than those living near untreated asphalt, according to a study that raises new questions about commonly used...
  • More Texas Schools Teach Safe Sex With Abstinence

    More Texas Schools Teach Safe Sex With Abstinence
    Texas Tribune In the spring, public school students in Midland will cross what until very recently was the political third rail of sex education. For the first time, they will be taught about contraception — and how to practice safe sex. The West...
  • The Bible: A book of liberal propaganda?

    The Bible: A book of liberal propaganda?
    Does the Bible make you a liberal? OK, we'll wait a moment for your blood pressure to return to normal. It does sound counter-intuitive, judging from the consistent, persistent right-of-center statements by people who call themselves "Bible-believing"...
  • Kathleen H. Cook

    Kathleen H. Cook
    Kathleen H. Cook Kathy quietly passed away in the evening hours of October 16, 2011 at her home on the Balboa Peninsula. Her adoring husband remained by her side until the end. She was born on November 20, 1926 in San Antonio, Texas to Kathleen and Will...
  • Violent Video Games May Lower Violent Crime Rates, Study Shows

    Violent Video Games May Lower Violent Crime Rates, Study Shows
    As sales of violent video games go up, violent crimes go down. That's what University of Texas Arlington associate professor Michael Ward discovered in a recent study. The reason? Time. Just about any afternoon in the lobby of UTA's Trinity House you'...
  • Graduates cooking up new ways to utilize degrees in dietetics

    Graduates cooking up new ways to utilize degrees in dietetics
    Dietitians were once found mainly in hospitals and health care facilities treating patients with diabetes or kidney issues. While those needs still exist, healthy eating, overcoming the obesity epidemic, quality school lunches and bio-engineered foods...
  • Class Acts recipient from Klein Oak High School overcomes adversity

    Class Acts recipient from Klein Oak High School overcomes adversity
    Klein Oak High School senior Samantha Beasley truly understands the meaning of overcoming the odds of life. "Any obstacle in her way she finds a way around it, and that's what I love about her because I know she'll go very far in life," Aimee Sanchez,...
  • Pepperdine Law School names federal judge to replace Kenneth Starr as dean

     
    Pepperdine University has named a federal appeals court judge from Kansas to head its law school, replacing former special prosecutor Kenneth Starr. Judge Deanell Reece Tacha of the U.S. 10th Circuit Court of Appeals will start work June 1, the......
  • Small group megachurches not a cure-all, Baylor study shows

     
    Creating small groups within a megachurch doesn't necessarily restore a sense of closeness and community, researchers at Baylor University report. One drawback is that small groups can foster cliques within the church. To avoid that, churches can put time...
  • Baylor receives record donation for new on-campus stadium

     
    Baylor receives record donation for new on-campus stadium...